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New York Post's Joel Sherman thinks 2013 will be rough for the Sox and Yankees

Apr 1, 2013|

New York Post columnist Joel Sherman helped the guys preview the 2013 opener in the Bronx. Joel did not see a great year for either the Red Sox or Yankees.

Transcript - will not be 100% accurate

The Red Sox and New York for opening day against the Yankees know what we'd rather talk to than our -- the New York postal Sherman old Julius on the AT&T aren't. AT&T forgy LTE good morning -- happy opening day in my friend. -- -- You know that's jolt was who -- down that was talking -- when he said that. In all the busting guys will improve the -- the New York took a stroll yet government jolt you out. And he says the New York media know more about baseball and their more professional. -- the Boston mutual agrees with that you agree with that shall. You know that it bought New York needed more -- Did you find ironic jolt that there seems to me to be a much better chance but the Red Sox and yankees finish next to last and last. Then first and second this year is that about fair statement. I mean I think that you can. -- the elite in any combination first trip to the first. I I have trouble forecasting out -- If you tell me John what they've bought coats and make thirty starts each and pitched really well. I think the -- are gonna be really. You know they they added enough. Did they had a great player this season -- know -- it. -- it was a real issue with them last year I mean I remember seeing the Red Sox deputy hall are great especially after the trade that they were trotting out. And it just opened up there. And now you have a sense that a combination of the -- they brought in and their farm system getting closer is not ready we got the Jackie Bradley to help. They're they're. Going to be better than it should it worked really a 69 win team we note it was dysfunction with Bobby down and a lot of injury not the -- underlying talent they're not 69 when -- Nevertheless there's still enough pressure point it would down and -- are being and the confusion is good. I just think if you keep playing the division that was played under par 200 -- every team would win a whole bunch aren't I'm not just I'm not sure who's gonna win the most that's. -- you got the Yankees finishing fourth in the AL east correct. -- -- That there's a tradition. And my blocked. The man that I make act and you know you if you hit me on the right -- I could pick the division and a completely different matter I I really do think the division is that our. You have helped elect aren't aren't so get out and -- And they get out of the -- portly with all the count -- -- on paper. What's your leadership or restore. You know what nineteen you know you if you start looking at who's just -- -- in the playoffs on the bleachers you got more early won a championship. Jose Reyes was built in 2006 and OP -- as -- as secondary player on some cardinals teams. Not kind of it. There's no one else who has played any kind of to give up and you know they are -- in my look at and say what -- they open up. Sixteen and twenty wore something like that do they really have. The leadership. Too we -- in the Red Sox were group for example that is used to winning ninety scheme they can play a lot of things went wrong last year they kind of collapse. I -- that was with a bunch of players you know probably and so I'm just wondering what happened right so electing a daunting will be good if they don't get out of the deep real. I did the boss tell everybody on the staff to -- the Red Sox last -- that's -- it. Appears to me -- as Ahmad. Jerry bruising the host are we got to webpart -- have walked. -- like come on board and radio -- and deal with non. Every single guy in the post picks them last but I mean -- I'm I would never accuse UB and homer you get the yankees' fourth. But you senate could go one to 5521 any order you see a scenario -- them with Boston finishes one or or or the Yankees finished one. Yeah I you know I go to I think that he's played -- guitar and each team in the division would -- ten to fifteen times and then you know there'd be a variety of other outcome I think. Angle -- soccer ball and could be the best bullpen in the sport under certain circumstances. If you told me -- Ortiz and even -- get healthy. And give them real -- candidates -- to go along with Jacoby Ellsbury. You know Erica and and again I I think. You've got held up on the -- since its field. Latin pop culture you know the Red Sox are gonna be. And let buckles are not good or injured like you were last year direct -- probably gonna struggle if he'll need a lot of weight is on those two. Doesn't -- feel -- to look at the Yankees that they might be at the breaking point and everybody's 39. On this team right now until except -- it's a canal. Right well there's a cute thing I think debate I've picked them -- war. Because the field -- they have more. -- -- -- ever before they have injury they have -- They didn't have a player like Jackie Bradley junior ready to step in their farms is what they're ready to help with an energy account the player. And again the strength. The vision is such. That they are certainly two games in your division and if -- -- get up in your division walls I don't use the public -- but like in the jail let everyone in the eighteen game against Houston just you know kicked the heck out of them. Then I think at the heart or anything else but it division -- come out. -- -- -- -- But I'll that it is. I remember in 2000 and what happened when the Yankees start assembled a team everyone laughed and said. Oh -- they put the 2000 pot all thirteen back together again and Eric shop an air Gerald and Freddie are these are -- Cologne and they won 95 into all the guys played great and then. Like stupid W. That you you rate you have to be dumb enough to hurt every week so the chair to get in the -- Everyone at the same joke again last year when it was all aren't -- in Chavez getting into Johnson. Eventually. Each person who can Dirk load you know what everyone of those guys help. And the Yankees had the best record in the American League. And you know what we're making the same stupid -- again oh look at their bird in Bergen well the only itself I think would be great. Well I think at some point the party stopped but I thought the party when it stopped in 201112. And -- mostly in the American legal last. Did you explain to me why A-Rod who has been. In invisible guy in spring training is going to show the stadium today. Is -- eagle driving him to do that won't that be a huge story what he's not he's not done any. It -- appearances has he since the PD think him out. He has not been put up some statements but I mean. Look -- DL I guess we can agree to a -- that he should never come around the team again but in theory. -- -- the public are Major League Baseball yet and in theory he's rehabbing to try to rejoin the somebody with doing that and it is in New York. -- every other case were not Alex Rodriguez yeah. Would be in uniform. Part of the treatment hoping that it ought to share on the DL he's not -- what middle any -- at all in uniform all the warrant could. -- again the question out. Wanna help settle all for Alex and external everyone felt that the everyone -- to your -- debate is important figure in most people despite. But they're not in the world like an injured player in New York re having to try to lighten their season. Wouldn't -- B COLT for the -- I mean I would target there probably more bizarre you'll imprint -- came out what the Triborough bridge. Today in Queens. She you know I -- in theory out for review my. Age all -- other quiet concerns about the length and depth and breath of two shares injury that this might be. Our career altering if not career ending. Well what kept career altering or career ending you know -- conversation about what happened in 2013. Season and it. Certainly 2013 -- that. Because -- the best case scenario is there a month of the season in America are -- I am not good enough to -- make the Red Sox while -- Is going to be not take a left restarting -- lefty but he is going to be their primary first baseman. You know literally -- the -- alt rock salt or shall sure come back and Teixeira has a tricky injuries even Teixeira would say. He believes he's gonna come back in early may. And be himself but written it. But he got in Europe it's a lot and out. Nobody thinks that there's a physical game. Like in the way we could just say footballer even basketball and certainly hockey games but -- thinking you're from the war on terror and which you will see it just because it will let you got to take batting practice -- tactic for that day and if that rhetoric doesn't completely completely heal and it does that -- week where one swing in June and turn it. You know into problems again right so I I think they'll never be out of the woods -- thirteen and who knows. Here's the scariest thing when you talk about your -- guys. Two day to day marks the beat you up. Second half of the contract. For Alex Rodriguez Mark -- and -- about the barrel at all. Get begin to go onto the second capital under today all three of those guys. It's a long way to pay those guys those guys are not guy anymore except perhaps sabathia is closed. Well how has Youkilis settled into his new environment. You know I I thought really liked but he is actually Smart early. He could not have been more accommodating an engaging he kind of got it all up away what are you want to talk about. You know like I found that Joba Chamberlain stopped interest and yes there's nobody who's well respected in the Yankee clubhouse and -- that that anyone -- -- the Joba Chamberlain likes a lot. You know. In just a travel overall but his contract that regulate free -- -- -- -- gonna be playing. Some -- vehicle archery to be named later you know he's not gonna be in the future I don't think anyone. In the leadership Africa the team. Care that much and you know we should property of the cheating begins with Derek Jeter who it would -- arching USA in the previous WBZ and school. Like how he played and ultimately. Most Yankee clubhouse are not ideal role like Joba Chamberlain it is a very professional skier. I think Kevin Youkilis or even at its detractors with state. Becomes our -- you know what he can play everyday like art. And whether -- -- real will be based on that countered every -- last. Clearly seemed to lose dowdy image bought western comebacks somewhat but not all the way in Chicago we're gonna -- -- predicting what. -- Do you think it's -- and for Derek Jeter Jules and and and where -- think it's gonna end in New York Regina. Well that's a great question and a question hovers over The Who. And people don't talk about it the -- country Alex contract a little between Jerry. Because. I think Eric is one of those players you're gonna have to -- you know formal campaign he's gonna want it to the right. And is the people handle abortion -- did not that people already in the price probably for him where it would be bad PR not a -- impact. This is what would worry I would. Jeter rehab -- and our policies and and whatever or she kept saying -- will be at fault player by the first day of the season. -- -- more than five innings in the field. In spring training any game when he keep fighting used to sort of play the next guy -- guy with good. Pain threshold I put Derek Jeter the very top of guy we will be. But I watched and we are I used to dealing. If you're Jeter couldn't get back on the field after spring I think -- -- after five months that we app. Church to meet at every Yankee can't be coming back quick look at a lot of shortstop this year is walking -- -- -- growth. So -- and in terms of going forward are these teams not two teams going in different directions with the aging yankees with via VA draws the chair -- the -- it's Kuroda is Rivera's vs the Jackie Bradley juniors in the Bogart's in Iglesias with the Red Sox as -- look at a year or two or three years down the road -- Well you know what city I'm always. Hesitant. Right now Jackie Bradley is the flavor of the month you know let's let's -- -- 500 plate appearances from now as people adapting. And did you get better. I -- we encourage people to go on opening day gold -- peaceful American pop under prospects by yours ago and tenure don't get to a year ago. It's very very hard agent -- baseball much harder still be. Good -- or extended period aren't if you don't believe you look at those lists and those -- guy what was that all they're all going to be right there untreatable. And I ample turn out to be difference -- real difference -- so we'll see all the guys -- all feel good out right now are now. You know you -- I think after watching Lester I think they'll Brooks is going to be stall and that -- I think he's going to be able to hit about a lot. It Bradley joined them what now. You don't through eight or principal way to having a yard ought deficient lineup moving into the near future would I inspire that -- -- Adversely you know -- six months from now we're talking about hey you know Michael -- came back and unit pitch really well to the Yankees -- -- -- -- it to their Jackie Bradley but not until July 1. Then you know that that's why I hate predictions. You know -- I -- is in the paper the other -- turnaround is. I picked and even the original version of all crystal ball I picked Adam -- up the Diamondbacks. To win the rookie of the year and the next day he sprained his elbow and -- two arms and your hat on on the flight read write it into our paper audit. I didn't know what was gonna happen only four hours later out of all the way to what happened nine months. But your boss make should do a -- your boss -- -- New York. These Joseph -- from the York post always a pleasure talking baseball with -- certainly an opening day enjoy your day Joseph talked down the road. You know thanks -- old Charlotte Dennis and Callahan in the AT&T hotline AT&T four GL TE was speeds up to ten times faster three GAT and T. -- it off and say he could say that the world New Yorkers. All the post has picked that it's in the sell all of them. Even like George king. As a reputation homer as the Yankees third. They don't and I homers in the look and another anybody -- I'm sorry I've screwed up screwed up -- -- I'm sure he has as the Yankees. Last Red Sox for. Yankees last bit of the yankees' second not that I can find now no -- Sherman has some warmth as he pointed out. And -- -- some thwart its books yet that's been like a popular pick in New York. So Mike account has some third it's -- fifth. It's Kevin Kiernan has yankees' third Red Sox yet. It's. A battle for the basement in and my yankees third Red Sox if the best -- the Yankees he's third in New York. Haven't seen anything like the Yankees and Red -- Are expected. To battle. Last place so this is the year finally at last where people said this is the year the Yankees get old before our eyes that he's. Yeah global for us at least the Red Sox in a way that blood -- new blood. They went a different direction real enemy obviously the 169 yankees won 95. The Yankees I would say there are no worse place in the -- -- Sox seem more hopeful right right the younger they have more payroll flexibility they don't have an A-Rod. Thanks to Magic Johnson allowed five years and -- I don't have an A-Rod or even Teixeira they -- a million anchors. The Yankees. Are in worse shape who wherever they finished this year. The Red Sox to me look closer to a a title closer to a division two uncles -- World Series and the Yankees take compared that to share our contract in the -- contract this David Ortiz thing puzzle called that bad now. The attack.

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